Catie Leary

Catie Leary

Catie Leary is a photo editor at MNN. She writes, edits and curates visual stories about science, animals, travel, the arts and anything else that reflects the enigmatic charm of the natural world.

She is also a freelance photographer who loves cats, science fiction, hiking and crafting.

Catie's most recent content

Say goodbye to Vine with these 17 greatest hits

Succulent nail art: Gorgeous, weird or both?

After 25 years as a trash dump, San Cristobal Canyon bounces back

Comical rescue kitties defy gravity in 'Pounce'

Lifelike, but not alive: These animal sculptures are crafted from newspaper

The best spots for cold water surfing

Take a leap with these airborne pups

The story of modern orangutans in 6 arresting photographs

​How a caustic lake in Tanzania became a flamingo paradise

8 demystifying facts about the snow leopard

Take a trip across Q'eswachaka, the last handwoven Inca rope bridge

Elusive ribbon seal makes a rare appearance in the lower 48